Research

23 Oct 2014
Simulating the behavior of a single particle can be quite a challenging task in physics; after all, it is microscopic and we usually cannot watch in real time. It becomes even more complicated when...
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Paths on the Lattice
23 Oct 2014
Chandrashekar used lattices such as these to move a particle step by step. Some lattices contained missing connections, creating gaps where the particle cannot travel.
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16 Oct 2014
The proliferation of cells, in particular the orientation in which they divide, is key in regulating the shapes of tissues. However, the cellular mechanisms that govern cell proliferation and cell...
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10 Oct 2014
New research has been published in Marine Biology on the long term population dynamics of the Crown-of-Thorns...
Type: News Article
2 Oct 2014
Nanoparticles have the potential to revolutionize the medical industry, but they must possess a few critical properties. First, they need to target a specific region, so that they do not scatter...
Type: News Article
Nanosheets Respond to pH
2 Oct 2014
In more acidic, low pH environments, nanosheets flatten. In more basic, high-pH environments, nanosheets roll into tight scrolls. Depending on the shape morphing of the nanosheet, near-infrared light...
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2 Oct 2014
Researcher Jeong-Hwan Kim plays football on OIST campus.
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24 Sep 2014
One of the most common complaints about solar power is solar panels are still too expensive to be worth the investment. Many researchers have responded by making solar cells, the tile-like components...
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Perovskite Solar Cell
24 Sep 2014
Professor Qi suggests that his new, semi-transparent design for solar cells could allow windows to generate energy from the sun. 
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Qi Unit
24 Sep 2014
Professor Qi and members of his research unit developed a hybrid deposition method to produce perovskite solar cells.  From left: Yabing Qi, Sonia R. Raga, Shenghao Wang, Luis K. Ono, and Yuichi...
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